“Studying at the Sorbonne is an immense privilege and honor. I get to study with world renowned professors, have access to incredible libraries and online resources, and I get to enjoy the charming and historic 5th and 6th arrondissements of Paris.”
I use French almost daily. I’m either translating documents or emails for coworkers, writing emails in French to potential French clients in Québec or France, or creating content in French for our website. I also travel to France for work.
Alumni Profile: Theresa McKeon Following a year of working full time and thinking about what I wanted to do in terms of a career and further study, I decided to apply to graduate programs in the United Kingdom. I study European history and I was very interested in applying to universities overseas, given my topic … Continue reading Alumni Profile: Theresa McKeon
It wasn’t until I took German 101 in 2010 with Frau Martin that I truly realized how much I actually enjoy learning languages. I didn’t really think anything of it at the time, but even through middle school and high school I was learning languages. Spanish, ASL, even a little bit of Tolkien’s Dwarvish and … Continue reading Alumni Profile: Emery Peyton
Amanda Kerper (Spanish 2013) was awarded the Teacher of Promise Award (TOP) at the annual Iowa World Language Association (IWLA) conference on October 10, 2014. Amanda is currently a Spanish teacher in the Des Moines school district. The award is in memory of the late Dr. Michael D. Oates, long-time French professor at the University of Northern … Continue reading WLC Alumna Awarded the Teacher of Promise Award
John Fleming, Political Science major and Russian Studies minor, graduated from ISU in May 2014. We have touched base with John to find out what he has been up to since graduation. After graduation, I was hired by Language Link Russia as a teacher-intern. At the end of July I flew to Moscow to start … Continue reading Alumni Update: John Fleming
Mary Elizabeth (Lizzy) Curran is a 2013 graduate in Spanish and Linguistics, with a special focus on Teaching English as a Second Language. In May 2013 she was named a Distinguished Student in Spanish and was awarded the ISU on the Mediterranean Summer in Valencia Undergraduate Teaching Assistantship Scholarship. We have asked Lizzy to tell … Continue reading Alumni Stories: Lizzy Curran